Alexandra McCurdy is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has been a ceramic artist for 40 years. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a Masters Degree in 3D Design from the University of Wales, McCurdy is known for her finely detailed porcelain pieces featuring decoration derived from native Canadian quillwork, traditional North American quilts, and hooked rugs from the Maritime provinces of Canada. Recently she expanded her work to include ceramic panels with silk-screened images, and prints on paper. McCurdy’s ceramics are included in numerous public collections, including the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza, Italy, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Burlington Art Centre in Ontario, and the Art Bank of Nova Scotia. Reviews of her work and articles about her career have been included in ceramic-focused periodicals including Australia’s prestigious Ceramics: Art and Perception, American Ceramics and Ceramics Monthly from the U.S., and Canada’s Contact, Fusion, Arts Atlantic , Ontario Craft and Visual Arts Nova Scotia. In 2015, Alexandra became an elected member of the prestigious Royal Canadian Academy of Artists.(R.C.A.) This is a link to a profile of Alexandra's work on Studio Ceramics Canada. Cut & paste this address in your web browser
Secord Gallery
Upstairs at 6301 Quinpool Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia
(902) 423-6644